Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Portland, Maine: Standard Baking Co.

Located on Commercial Street right by the Old Port, is The Standard Baking Co. This delicious bakery offers a variety of breads, pastries, and cookies. The shop is set back off the street with a large parking lot in front, and The Hilton a few steps away.

There are two tables and a few benches outdoors to the left of the bakery entrance, and no seating inside.

Muffins, brioche, cookies, and baguettes!
Ham and Cheese Croissant, $4.01: I've loved croissants my whole life, and have never had one quite like this. Topped with sesame seeds, this brought a whole new dynamic. The croissant itself was buttery and flaky, with a thick layer of asiago cheese and pieces of ham on the inside. 

This bakery had me wishing we had stayed at The Hilton so that we could visit for a pre-breakfast, pre-lunch, or afternoon snack. So good.

75 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 773-2112


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5 comments:

  1. If you were eating pastries before and after every meal you def would have been STUFFED the entire time. Esp since you were already so full from that wknd. LOL

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    1. True, true. But being so stuffed would've been worth it!!

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  2. That looks amazing Lauren. Need to visit Maine sometime.. I hear it's beautiful. I went to Portland once, but didn't really hang out and sightsee.

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    1. You must go back!! 2 days was not enough for me..

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  3. OMG! That last photo is leaving me drooling. I want one.

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